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    Tourist tax to fund Eurovision in Lisbon next year
    Jul26

    Tourist tax to fund Eurovision in Lisbon next year

    The nightmare question of how to fund the Eurovision Song Contest after Portugal’s spectacular win in Kiev last May has finally been settled. With Lisbon’s MEO arena the undisputed ‘best place’ for the event, the capital’s controversial tourist tax will be used to the full. Lisbon mayor Fernando Medina explained to...

    Jacket discovered with “suspicious hole and blood traces” at Porto airport
    Jul25

    Jacket discovered with “suspicious hole and blood traces” at Porto airport

    PJ police are investigating the discovery of an “abandoned jacket” by a boarding gate at Porto’s Francisco Sá Carneiro airport. The jacket had a hole it “in the region of the thorax” with traces of blood. Theories include the possibility of a gunshot, or stab wound. The jacket was found near the booth reserved for Turkish Airways. Police...

    Ladies in full flow at prestigious Catarina de Bragança Tournament
    Jul04

    Ladies in full flow at prestigious Catarina de Bragança Tournament

    Sixteen women representing seven countries – Portugal, England, Venezuela, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine and the Philippines – crossed mallets as they strived to win the prestigious ‘Catarina de Bragança’ Ladies Croquet Challenge Tournament at the Bela Romão Croquet and Country Club, Fuseta, last weekend. Those eliminated in the...

    Portugal “on alert” following global cyberattack
    Jun28

    Portugal “on alert” following global cyberattack

    Portugal is “on alert” following a major global cyberattack that infected computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms on Tuesday (June 27) with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month. Though there are no reports of companies in Portugal being affected,...

    Portugal’s Eurovision win comes with €50 million price tag
    May15

    Portugal’s Eurovision win comes with €50 million price tag

    Hundreds of deliriously happy, proud countrymen and women turned out in brilliant technicolour at Lisbon airport yesterday to welcome ‘the returning hero’ from Eurovision in Kiev – a slightly bemused Salvador Sobral. But as Sobral wondered out loud how he was going to “deal with all this”, there was another uncomfortable question in...

    Portugal gets odds of 9/4 in Eurovision final in Kiev on Saturday
    May11

    Portugal gets odds of 9/4 in Eurovision final in Kiev on Saturday

    Extraordinary though it may seem, Portugal is one of the finalists with a good chance at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. In a competition “dominated by songs in English”, Salvador Sobral’s rendition of ‘Amar pelos dois’ (Love for Two), written by his sister Luísa has stolen people’s hearts. Tweet …read...

    Portugal gets odds of 9/4 Eurovision final in Kiev on Saturday
    May11

    Portugal gets odds of 9/4 Eurovision final in Kiev on Saturday

    Extraordinary though it may seen, Portugal is one of the finalists with a good chance at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. In a competition “dominated by songs in English”, Salvador Sobral’s rendition of ‘Amar pelos dois’ (Love for Two), written by his sister Luísa has stolen people’s hearts. Tweet …read...

    Loulé homeless man’s death “was murder”
    Apr20

    Loulé homeless man’s death “was murder”

    An autopsy into the death in a Loulé carpark of a homeless man from the Ukraine has discovered what police suspected all along: he was murdered, very possibly by the two friends who ‘discovered the body’ early on the morning of April 6 (click here). . The men told police at the time that they found their friend alive, and that he told them...

    Police arrest two men suspected of killing homeless Ukrainian in Loulé
    Apr19

    Police arrest two men suspected of killing homeless Ukrainian in Loulé

    PJ police have arrested two men suspected of killing a 54-year-old Ukrainian homeless man in a makeshift carpark in Loulé this month. The men, aged 44 and 45, are accused of “strangling the man to death” after an argument and are due to be heard in court. All three men reportedly lived in cars at the carpark and, according to locals, “drank a...

    Homeless Ukrainian found dead in Loulé
    Apr06

    Homeless Ukrainian found dead in Loulé

    An investigation is underway in Loulé after a 54-year-old Ukrainian man was found dead in a makeshift carpark . The man, who was apparently homeless and living in a car, was found early this morning with various injuries, particularly to his face. He was allegedly discovered by two friends who maintain he was alive at the time, and told them he...

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